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Writing Tips

 

This page will present different tips on how to write strong, convincing, moving stories of fantasy, science fiction, and horror. We'll discuss issues relating to all the major elements of fiction: setting, characterization, point of view, plot, style, symbolism, theme, and genre. Check in periodically for new writing tips.

Writing Tips #1: Punctuation

Writing Tips #2: Outlining Your Plot

Writing Tips #3: Negative Information

Writing Tips #4: Similes and Metaphors

Writing Tips #5: Participial Phrases

Writing Tips #6: Sentence Unity

Writing Tips #7: Looking/Eye Words

Writing Tips #8: Active Versus Reactive Characters

Writing Tips #9: Developing Your Skills

Writing Tips #10: The Pleasures of Science Fiction

Writing Tips #11: Creating Strong Scenes

Writing Tips #12: Gaining Distance To Revise

Writing Tips #13: Writing Out Of Order

Writing Tips #14: Manipulating Pacing And Organization

Now get writing!




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